INTERNAL MEDICINE SERVICES
Our internal medicine services are provided by Dr. Amanda Gerard, Internal Medicine Specialist. Dr. Gerard is specially trained to diagnose and treat your pet’s internal problems such as pets with liver and kidney conditions, urinary tract problems, gastrointestinal disorders, endocrine and metabolic diseases, pain management, and respiratory issues. Dr. Gerard brings experience managing small animal internal medicine cases, as well as extensive experience in oncology and medical neurology.
VESH is able to provide advanced medical equipment, diagnostic imaging, and medications (such as chemotherapy) that are typically only found in a specialized hospital like ours. Our internal medicine services include:
We provide the diagnosis and treatment of:
- Blood and bone marrow disorders
- Chronic pain
- Endocrine disease
- Foreign bodies
- GI disease
- Immune disorders
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
VESH utilizes advanced diagnostics such as:
- CT Imaging
- Digital X-ray
- Contrast Studies
- GI Endoscopy
Visit the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine web site to read about the advanced education and training that specialists receive in this concentration to become board-certified veterinary internists.
If you believe your pet may benefit from a consult with Dr. Gerard, ask your regular veterinarian to provide a referral to VESH or call 413-665-4931.
MEET DR. GERARD
Dr. Amanda Gerard, DVM
Small Animal Internal Medicine
Dr. Gerard joined VESH in 2017, following her residency training in Small Animal Internal Medicine at Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island in Canada. She graduated from Iowa State University of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 and consequently completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine there. Dr. Gerard has experience managing small animal internal medicine cases, as well as extensive experience in oncology and medical neurology.